NY Traffic Points and Penalties
Towing Motor Vehicle Without Licensed Driver Steering
(29)(d) A motor vehicle being towed by a rope or other non-rigid connection must have a licensed driver in such motor vehicle who shall steer it when it is being towed.
(32) The violation of [this provision of § 375] shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $150 or by imprisonment for not exceeding 30 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment[.]
It is a traffic infraction for any person to violate any of the provisions of the VTL … unless such violation is by the VTL or other law of New York declared to be a misdemeanor or felony.
(1)(a) Whenever proceedings in an administrative tribunal or a court of New York result in a conviction for a traffic infraction pursuant to Art. 9 - Equipment of Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles, there shall be levied a crime victim assistance fee in the amount of $5 and a mandatory surcharge, in addition to any sentence required or permitted by law, in the amount of $25.
(9) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 1809(1), in the event a proceeding is in a town or village court, the court shall add an additional $5 to the surcharges imposed by § 1809(1).
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever proceedings in a court or an administrative tribunal of New York result in a conviction for an offense … or for a traffic infraction under the VTL, … there shall be levied in addition to any sentence, penalty or other surcharge required or permitted by law, an additional surcharge of $28.
The following violations shall not be assigned any point value:
(ii) any violation relating to motor vehicle inspection, vehicle weights or dimensions or vehicle equipment other than inadequate service brakes[.]
Last verified: 2018-03-31